Intern-Performance analysis in track and ice sprint in women's hockey - Institut national du sport du Québec
Post date: May. 15, 2018
Application Deadline: Aug. 26, 2018
Position Start Date: Sep. 3, 2018
Institut national du sport du Québec
Defining itself as a “Catalyst of dreams—one athlete at a time,” Institut national du sport du Québec (INS Québec; www.insquebec.org/) is a key performance partner for high-performance sports in Quebec and Canada. A member of the Canadian Olympic and Paralympic Sport Institute Network and with its own strong network of eight regional multi-sport training centres, 11 single-sport training centres and its Complex at Olympic Park, which is home to nine high-performance training groups, the Institute offers sports medicine, sports science and personal development services to more than 500 high-performance athletes, 2,000 next-generation athletes and the nearly 900 coaches who train them.
Title: Scientific internship: performance analysis in track and ice sprint in women's hockey
As sprint speed is a key factor of ice hockey performance, monitoring the training state of high-performance hockey players requires baseline data in straight-line sprint and with change of direction, on both track and ice. The intern will:
- Analyze the relevant scientific literature;
- Actively participate in collecting training data from high-performance hockey players (including: sprint performance and change of direction on track and ice, lower limb explosive power);
- Structure databases;
- Conduct the appropriate statistical tests.
This work pertains to the monitoring of the training state. It will help enhance the hockey training program. The intern will be accompanied by a team of physical trainers, exercise physiologists, biomechanics and sports analysts.
- Review and report of literature in the field
- Plan training data collection sessions
- Collect and manage training data
- Statistical analysis
- Research report
- Canadian citizen or permanent resident
- Student enrolled in an M.Sc. or Ph. D.
- Knowledge of strength and conditioning
- Knowledge of scientific methods
- Knowledge of statistics
- Knowledge of high-performance sports, an asset
Duration: 12 weeks
Hours of work: 14 hrs/week
Hourly rate: $20 (subject to obtaining a grant)
Start date: September 2018
Workplace: 4141 Pierre-De Coubertin Avenue, Montreal, QC H1V 3N7 (https://goo.gl/maps/7VzH9icu9L62)
Application: Cover letter and CV firstname.lastname@example.org
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